1. This is a Writ of Mandamus filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India seeking to regularize the service of the petitioner in the post of Masalchi or any other equivalent post or atleast continuing his services in the Department.2. Heard the arguments of learned counsel for the petitioner and learned Government Pleader for Services-I appearing for Respondents.3. The petitioner was appointed in the post of Masalchi in the Court of Munsif Magistrate, Razole on 17-02-1988. Thereafter he was transferred to the Sub-Jail, Razole as part time Masalchi. The petitioner has filed O.A.No.4249 of 2003 on the file of Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunal and basing on the orders, he was continued into service up to September, 2017 on a monthly salary of Rs.1,623/- which was increased to Rs.4,000/- with effect from October, 2016. Thereafter, the services of the petitioner was dispensed with by the Jail authorities, Razole as the Sub-Jail, Razole was shifted and merged with Sub-Jail, Amalapuram. The petitioner made several representations to the respondents to allow him to continue in the service. But there was no response from them.4. Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that in the light of the orders passed by the Division Bench of this Court in the case of A. Narsimha Reddy v. State of Telangana, represented by its Secretary, Law Department, Hyderabad and others (2017 (6) ALT 186), the petitioner is entitled for reinstatement into the services and also for regularization of his services.5. Learned Government Pleader submits that the petitioner was not in service from September, 2017 and his services were dispensed with by the Department and therefore, the Judgment of the Division Bench is not applicable to the facts of the present case. Therefore, it is further submitted that the petitioner is not entitled for regularization of his services as sought for in the writ petition.6. It is the case of the petitioner that, he has made several representations to the concerned Department, dated 11-12-2017, 27-09-2018 and 11-10-2019. On considering the submissions of learned counsel for the petitioner and respondents, it is obvious that the petitioner was appointed as part time Masalchi by the Judicial Department. To the misfortune of the petitioner, he was sent to Jail Department and there he was appointed as a part time Masalchi. Again, after some time, the Sub-Jail, Razole was shifted and merged with Sub-Jail, Amalapuram and thereafter he was not allowed to attend to his duties. In fact, he has served from 1988 till 2017 continuously over a period of 29 years. The petitioner has filed O.A.No.4249 of 2003 on the file of Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunal. Basing on the orders of the Tribunal, the services of the petitioner were continued up to September 2017. These facts would clearly indicate that the petitioner worked in the Judicial Department and also in the Jail Department for some time. Therefore, learned counsel for the petitioner submits that since the petitioner has worked more than five years in Judicial Department and also in other Departments and almost he has completed total 29 years of service, the petitioner has come up with the present writ petition placing reliance on the Division Bench Judgment. No doubt, the Division Bench Judgment can be made applicable to this case in case if his services were continued after 2017. However, since he has worked for about 29 years and thereafter abruptly his services were discontinued, without any written communication to him and with any enquiry is in violation of principles of natural justice. The removal from the services having put up 29 years of service by the petitioner is a grave injustice done to the petitioner.7. On consideration of these facts and in the light of the Judgment passed by this Court, it is a human consideration to consider the request of the petitioner to take him into the service. Therefore, the respondent
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s are hereby directed to consider the representations of the petitioner and provide him employment, whatever he deserves not less than Masalchi post and continue him in the service keeping in view his past record, subject to his eligibility.8. With these observations, the writ petition is disposed of. The re shall be no order as to costs.Consequently, miscellaneous petitions pending, if any in the writ petition, shall also stand closed.